what is the theam of the poem THE FROG AND THE NIGHTINGALE
The poem highlights the plight of those gullible and credulous people whose simplicity and goodness this cunning world doesn't care about.The cunning people use simple and innocent ones for their own benefit and then throw them out of their lives.This poem gives the message that gullible and innnocent people should have a watchful eyes on the mean and selfish (like frog) people and use the best of their wisdom to believe and judge people.
the main moral of the poem is that if an individual does not have enough confidence on his/her talent then they will be unable to do any good to the talent...... and anyone (like the frog here) can mould their (talent holder's) views about the talent in the way they (individuals like the frog) want.
The comparison between frog and nightingale describes and explains us the human society and leaves a shocking, hard to believe truth about humans. It appears that the nightingale is a talented artist who is hardworking and very obliging while the frog that is her mentor, trains her, organizes her shows and critically reviews her work is a very cunning creature. The frog is money minded, greedy, and of a selfish nature. Frog is opportunistic which can be seen when he takes advantage over nightingales mercenary, simple and innocent nature. He is blinded in the world of money through his business-minded nature that he fails to see nightingales tiredness, exhaustion, poor health which ultimate results in the death of nightingale. This also shows that nightingale is overbearing in nature and doesnt oppose to the frogs cruel attitude towards her whereas frog on the other hand is insensitive. The nightingales simple and character turns out to be a problematic thing for her as the frog deceives her
The poem highlights the plight of those gullible people whose simplicity and credulous nature makes them complete misfits in the world of manipulation. The go-getters elbow their way to the forefront pushing the deserving to the background. The shy and the timid fail to put their foot down and dominating and the domineering go about exploiting them without any sense of remorse or guilt.